[YarraBUG-list] September/October Bike Fun

Nicholas Dow nik at cbdweb.net
Mon Sep 22 23:29:20 EST 2008


Bike Fun Melbourne presents...

*** September/October Bike Fun ***
Check back at http://bikefun.org/calendar.html for latest updates

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Valhalla Polo - Tuesday 23rd of September
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6:30pm On the rooftop car park at Victoria Gardens (Ikea) corner Burnley 
and Victoria Sts Richmond.  Come and play at the coolest location in the 
southern hemisphere.  Good views of Venus, Mercury, Spica and Mars if the 
clouds clear up.  Go up to the top of the carpark, and then go up another 
level.  Bring your bike, and a mallet if you have one.

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Critical Mass - Friday 26th of September
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5:30PM - State Library
Come celebrate the transformation that is taking place in Melbourne
Bicycles are gradually taking over!
Last Friday every month.
Come and enjoy the party on (2) wheels.
organiser: you

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Art Deco Ride - Sunday 28th September 
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Meet 12:00 midday - State Library
Take a two-wheeled tour of inner Melbourne?s fabulous Art Deco 
architecture. Then ride to the National Gallery to view the Art Deco 
exhibition. Join in the ride for free but exhibition entry is $22 full/$18 
conc. (Optional martinis and bootleg gin afterwards!) 
http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/artdeco/
Organiser: Juz  0439 88 00 93

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Bicycle Polo Tournament - Sunday 5th October
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12pm Royal Exhibition Building Cnr Rathdown and Queensbury Sts.  Entry: 
Team of 3: $15.  Individual $5. email entries to 
melbourne.bicycle.polo.club at gmail.com More information 
http://www.bikepolo.com.au

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Maribyrnong Creek trail and ring road - Sunday 5th October
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Explore the Maribyrnong River to Brimbank Park, then take the Western Ring 
Road path to Jacana or Gowrie Stations (on the Broadmeadows or Upfield 
lines) then return to the Zoo by train. Very keen riders could head home 
via the Merri Creek.  Distance: ~ 56km.  For details check 
http://www.morelandbug.org/

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Goatage - Friday 17th October
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>From 6pm, Mountain Goat Brewery Cnr North St & Clarke & St Richmond. Bikes 
can usually be brought inside.

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Urban Scum Poker Run 2 - Tuesday November 4, Melbourne Cup Day
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10:30AM registration, 11AM start.
You are dealt a poker hand as you ride Melbourne's cobbled lane 
underbelly. $10 in, best hand wins the jackpot. Not a race. Darebin 
Parklands Wooden Tower (Melways p31 C9),   More information: 
mdoreian at optusnet.com.au

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Eighth Annual Bicycle Film Festival Melbourne - 20th to 23rd November
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Get on the mailing list for updates at: http://ambiguoushorse.com/

REGULAR EVENTS:

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Every Monday
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10am on 3CR 855AM Yarra Bicycle Users Group Radio

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Bike Polo!
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Sundays 1pm until around 6pm usually @ the carpark in the Carlton Gardens, 
west of the Exhibition Buildings Bring a bike, beverage and yourself. 
Mallets and ball provided.
Tuesdays usually on the rooftop carpark at Victoria Gardens, corner 
Burnley and Victoria Sts Richmond.
More information at http://www.bikepolo.com.au/
Melbourne Bicycle Polo Club:
melbourne.bicycle.polo.club -at- gmail.com
Join the bike polo list on Yahoo Groups:
http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/bike-polo/

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Every Friday
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6pm sharp Cyclic Bikes, 56 Pin Oak Cres (opposite Newmarket Station)
Ride from Flemington to Mountain Goat Brewery (Richmond). Different route 
each week, faster than your average bikefun ride.

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Most rides go at a social pace, run rain or shine, and are free (like the 
streets themselves).

BikeFun depends on people like you to create events and contribute to 
Melbourne's creative bike community. Organise a ride (or whatever) and 
BikeFun will promote it. email details to: bikefun at nikdow.net

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